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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Thomas Larkin
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 297 probate
THOMAS LARKIN. DECEASED.
This is the last Will and Testament of me, Thomas Larkin of Southern
Pond Road, Torbay, in the District of St John’s East, Farmer:-
I revoke all former and other Wills by me at any time made.
I appoint James Malone of Torbay to be the Executor of this my
I direct my said Executor to pay all my just debts and my
funeral and testamentary expenses out of the moneys to my credit
at the Government Savings Bank.
The balance of my moneys at the said Bank after making the
said payments I direct my Executor to apply for Masses for
the repose of my soul and the souls of all deceased members
of my family: Provided that such amount as my Executor considers
proper may be paid by him to my sister-in-law Mary
in his discretion he deems her in need of such assistance for
health and comfort.
I give devise and bequeath my lands at Torbay, my dwelling
house, carriage and other vehicles, household furniture and
all my other property of every description to my said sister-in-law
Mary Larkin for her life and at her death
nephew Patrick Larkin absolutely.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand at Torbay aforesaid
this Eighth day of February Anno Domini One thousand nine hundred
and Twenty six.
Signed Published and Declared by the above named Testator as and
for his last Will and Testament in the joint presence of himself
and of us who in his presence and at his request have hereunto
subscribed our names as witnesses attesting the due execution hereof:
John his X mark Mahon
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Feb 24/26
to James Malone
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